There are 6 ways to get from Natal to Recife by bus, car or plane

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Bus Progresso  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Natal to Recife

$13 - $22

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Bus Viação Nacional  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Natal to Abreu e Lima Natal

$3 - $5

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Bus Gontijo  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Natal to Recife Natal

$14 - $20

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Natal to Recife 178.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly from Natal  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Natal (NAT) to Recife (REC) NAT - REC

$37 - $152

Bus to Joao Pessoa, fly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Natal to Santa Rita
  2. Fly from Joao Pessoa (JPA) to Recife (REC) JPA - REC

$114 - $618

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The cheapest way to get from Natal to Recife is to bus which costs R$ 13 - R$ 19 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Natal to Recife is to fly which costs R$ 150 - R$ 650 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Natal and arriving at Recife. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Natal and Recife is 254 km. The road distance is 285.9 km.

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The best way to get from Natal to Recife without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 58 min and costs R$ 55 - R$ 95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Natal to Recife, including transfers.

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Natal to Recife bus services, operated by Gontijo, depart from Natal station.

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The best way to get from Natal to Recife is to bus which takes 4 h 58 min and costs R$ 55 - R$ 95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs R$ 150 - R$ 650 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Natal Airport to Recife Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Natal to Recife bus services, operated by Gontijo, arrive at Recife station.

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  • Distance: 158.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Natal, Brazil and Recife, Brazil?

Progresso operates a bus from Natal to Recife every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras flies from Natal to Recife 4 times a day.

Airlines
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Natal to Recife
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Joao Pessoa to Recife
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Bus operators
Progresso
Phone
+55 81 2121-9000
Website
progressoonline.com.br
Bus from Natal to Recife
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
ad.zanox.com
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ad.zanox.com
Bus from Natal to Santa Rita
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Viação Nacional
Phone
0800 728 0044
Website
viacaonacional.com.br
Bus from Natal to Abreu e Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
viacaonacional.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br

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Yes, the driving distance between Natal to Recife is 286 km. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Natal to Recife.

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Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras offers flights from Natal Airport to Recife Airport.

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There are 557+ hotels available in Recife. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Natal to Natal Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs R$ 5.

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